DEFENCE Minister Guma Wau was reportedly attacked by a group of disgruntled people of his Dagle tribe, in Kerowagi district, Chimbu, last week, The National reports.
Several government vehicles, including police land cruisers, were smashed while escorting Gau.
He was allegedly distributing funds to people in the upper Dagle area a week ago.
Reports from Wau's tribe said his own people at Moroma village complained that he had overlooked them and was distributing cash to others.
Angry villagers attacked Wau and people he was travelling with, resulting in several vehicles having their windscreens smashed.
The Kerowagi MP was not hurt but remained tight-lipped over the incident.
Chimbu provincial police commander John Kale confirmed the incident but did not give any details.